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Scalp Recovery Kit

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Scalp Recovery Kit

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Regular use provides 100% elimination of visible flakes, soothes dry scalp over time, brings moisture control after color/perm formula, reduces hair breakage from scalp itching.
  • Scalp Recovery Cleanser: 1% pyrithione zinc to prevent and relieve symptoms caused by scalp conditions. Green tea polyphenols help soothe and add moisture over time to the scalp.
  • Scalp Recovery Moisturizing Conditioner: 0.5% pyrithione zinc helps reduce dandruff and provide smoothness and manageability. Green tea polyphenols help soothe and add moisture over time to the scalp.
  • Scalp Recovery Soothing Serum: 0.1% pyrithione zinc to prevent and relieve symptoms caused by scalp conditions. Green tea polyphenols help soothe and add moisture over time to the scalp.
Includes:
  • Scalp Recovery Cleanser (6.8 oz.)
  • Scalp Recovery Moisturizing Conditioner (6.8 oz.)
  • Scalp Recovery Soothing Serum (3.4 oz.)
Cleanser: Massage onto wet scalp and hair. Rinse well. Use daily for maximum dandruff control.

Conditioner: Apply to wet scalp and hair. Leave on for 1-3 minutes. Rinse well. Use daily for best results.

Serum: For best results apply to scalp one to four times daily. Consult a health practitioner prior to use on children under 2 years of age.
Cleanser: Active Ingredients: Pyrithione Zinc. Inactive Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, Zinc Carbonate, Glycol Distearate, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Hydrochloric Acid, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Benzoate, Fragrance, DMDM Hydantoin, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Magnesium Carbonate Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Yeast Extract, Lecithin, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Biotin/Folic Acid/Cyanocobalamin/Niacinamide/Pantothenic Acid/Pyridoxine/Riboflavin/Thiamine/Yeast Polypeptides, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment.

Conditioner: Active ingredient: Zinc Pyrithione.Inactive ingredients:Water, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Dimethicone, Glutamic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Citric Acid, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Menthol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Yeast Extract, Lecithin, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Biotin/Folic Acid/Cyanocobalamin/Niacinamide/Pantothenic Acid/Pyridoxine/Riboflavin/Thiamine/Yeast Polypeptides, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment.

Serum: Active ingredient: Zinc Pyrithione. Inactive ingredients:Water, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cetyl Alcohol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Quaternium-18, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Stearyl Alcohol, PEG-2M, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance, Glyceryl Stearate, Oleyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 60, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Yeast Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Lecithin, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Carnitine HCL, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Ethoxydiglycol, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Biotin/Folic Acid/Cyanocobalamin/Niacinamide/Pantothenic Acid/Pyridoxine/Riboflavin/Thiamine/Yeast Polypeptides, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Acacia Senegal Gum, Ubiquinone.

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NioxinScalp Recovery Kit
 
4.4

(based on 76 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (46)
  • Effective (42)
  • Smells great (23)
  • Gentle (20)
  • Good value (13)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)

Best Uses

  • Flaking/dandruff (24)
  • Daily use (11)
  • Dry/damaged hair (9)
  • Color-treated hair (5)
  • Hair loss (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (13), Budget shopper (12), Survivalist / minimalist (11), Brand buyer (9), Product junkie (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (17), Straight hair (14)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (11), 10 minutes (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Reviewed by 76 customers

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5.0

THE BEST FOR DRY SCALP

By Lily

from Harvey, IL

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Smells great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Flaking/Dandruff

    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

    I have sub dermatitis and I've tried every shampoo for it out there. I have suffered for year to what thought was just dry skin, I've always had embarrassing flakes and dry stops on face. I went to the dermatologist finally and was diagnosed. Head an shoulders blue bottle was recommended by my doctor along with a cream that I need to use only when flare. The head and shoulders worked but flake were still there minumily but that was just my normal. when I used Nixion flakes were completely gone, I haven't any flares on my face I can't even remember the last time I use my medicine. The shampoo has helped me feel normal with no worries. I absolutely love it!!

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    LIFE SAVER

    By Yazmin

    from Illinois

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Gentle

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry/Damaged Hair
      • Flaking/Dandruff
      • Hair Loss

      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

      I have tried absolutely everything to get rid of my dry itchy flaky scalp. I was about to give up, this product was my last go-to before heading to a dermatologist. I read many reviews that said this was the only thing that worked for those suffering what I was suffering. And it's true! This product worked wonders for my scalp. I've been battling dry dandruff scalp for a couple years now and within two weeks it's completely gone. No flakes, no itch, no hair loss, etc. I feel back to my normal self and my self esteem is back, thank you Nioxin.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      IT WORKS!

      By Hannah Renee

      from Carlsbad, CA

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Smells great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Flaking/Dandruff
        • Seborrheic Dermatitis

        Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

        Over the past few months, my scalp has literally been killing me. It's so dry and itchy, and I even had scabs - this has been getting so bad that I get headaches. I looked it up online and it looks like what I have is called seborrheic dermatitis - they say that there's no known cause for it, and it just happens to some people. It's embarrassing and it hurts! Anyways, after tons of research, I found this stuff, and boy am I glad I did! I've only used it once so far, and let me tell you... I feel a million times better. After I get out of the shower, my scalp is usually extremely itchy and painful, but I felt this stuff working as soon as I put it on, instant relief! I used the shampoo and conditioner by massaging it into my scalp, and then the soothing serum I just squirt onto my scalp and also massage it in (there are no directions). I was scared that this was going to dry out my hair, and it has not! My hair still felt moisturized after I used it, not like hay, which is a huge relief. I did put some coconut oil on the ends of my hair just because I thought it would help. Overall, I definitely recommend this product!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Fantastic For Oily Hair and Dry Scalp

        By Nellie_Grace

        from Birmingham, AL

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Flaking/Dandruff

          Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

          I have extremely oily hair but also suffer from dry scalp and dandruff. It got so bad that my scalp would even bleed. This kit left my scalp soothed and moisturized and my hair was not greasy after drying.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Dry scalp

          By Cindy

          from North Jersey

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Flaking/Dandruff

            Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

            Second week using this and my scalp is mostly flake and itch free. So happy will continue to use.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            My handy go-to

            By miznic

            from Warner Robins, GA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color-treated Hair
              • Flaking/Dandruff

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

              My boyfriend actually introduced me to this stuff. A friend of his had recommended it to him, so he purchased it - except it didn't work for him, so he just left it in the shower. Well, I'm nosy, so I tried it once - and it sure did work. I have been hooked since! This kit is the best value for this brand... I use it all, and each item costs more individually than it does in this kit, so I tend to stock up. If you have serious flake problems due to a medical condition (and I do), this is a good way to try this before resorting to the harsh Rx stuff.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              The only thing that worked!!!

              By Calli from Cali

              from Temecula, CA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Gentle
              • Smells great

              Cons

              • Pricey

              Best Uses

              • Dry/Damaged Hair
              • Flaking/Dandruff
              • Seborrheic dermatitis

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

              Having my second child triggered a bad case of seborrheic dermatitis. For over a year I have struggled with an unbearably itchy, flakey, and sometimes painful scalp. Month and months of trying every type of shampoo under the sun lead me nowhere... Mainstream dandruff shampoo, holistic, all natural...no luck. Some products even made it worse. Desperate, I finally decided to invest in Nioxin Scalp Therapy and the results were AMAZING. My scalp felt better almost instantly after using this 3 step system. Flakes were gone after 2 WEEKS (I wash every 3 days). My hair also feels so soft. So happy!!!

              2 things to note: It has been claimed that it can be used on color treated hair...I am getting my hair colored this week and update regarding it's effects on color longevity. Also, there are several key ingredients that are proven to help treat seborrheic dermatitis...IN MY CASE, I've found prythione zinc to be the most effective, but I know for some it's not. Do your research and pay attention to the active ingredients in your shampoo. If this one doesn't work for you maybe search for a shampoo with coal tar or salicylic acid.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              1.0

              Didn't do what it was suppose to.

              By Liz

              from Texas

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

              Didn't like it. Not the first time nioxin let me down. Last time I'm ever spending any cash on their expensive products that don't even do what they say they do.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              It's going to be a good day!

              By RNC

              from Cincinnati OH

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Gentle

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Flaking/Dandruff
                • Hair Loss

                Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

                Today, September 26, was the first time I used this product. I could tell this was something different than any other treatment as soon as I started to work the shampoo into my scalp. It lathers up nice and creamy and rinses easily after letting it sit on my scalp for 2-3 minutes. Followed up with the conditioner, which I also let sit for 2-3 minutes even though the directions didn't indicate to do so. After rinsing, my hair felt clean and my scalp did not itch - which in itself is amazing because my SD is really bad rights now just above by neck hairline. My forehead is also slightly affected with SD and I did scrub a little of the shampoo on that area as well. Normally by the time I get out of the shower the back of my head is itching so bad that I can hardly stand to put my hair in a towel. I followed up with the soothing serum from the kit. It is a creamy lotion and I found it was easiest to apply it to the back of my head while my hair was pulled up inside a towel. It was easy to rub in with my fingertips and I don't notice any stickiness or residue when styling. Blow-drying my hair went far better than I expected. Normally I'm simultaneously scratching my scalp while I blow-dry because the movement of my hair and the heat from the dryer make the itchiness very intense. Not the case today. I did itch some, but it wasn't the burning feeling I usually have. I'm at work now and it's been 3 hours since I used this system and what a difference it has made. A normal day for me is spent trying to work while also scratching the intense scalp itch - making my day very unproductive. I did get a slight tinge of itchiness, but I brought the serum with me and applied just a tad drop to that area and I'm fine again. Getting my job done without the interference of constant itching.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Top Notch Quality

                By Sheila Marie

                from Rochester NY

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective
                • Gentle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Color-treated Hair
                  • Dry/Damaged Hair
                  • Hair Loss

                  Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Kit:

                  Immediately soothed my itchy scalp. I have color treated permed hair and this complimented the chemicals I already have in ky hair and didn't make my hair feel dry. Smell neutral and good value.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • Q:

                    Is this product safe for children? Specifically toddlers.
                    Asked on 3/11/2018 by awaken from oklahoma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It is safe, but it is not tear free.

                      Answered on 3/12/2018 by Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin
                  • Q:

                    hello can i use the nioxin scalp recovery kit somestimes when im not useing nioxin system 1
                    Asked on 5/17/2017 by lillian from NC

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this is a wonderful product for scalp conditions that require extra moisture. It is recommended to use this product twice a week in conjunction with your Nioxin system kit #1.

                      Answered on 5/26/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is the Nioxin soothing serum treatment a leave in type of thing? If so does my hair need to be completely dry?
                    Asked on 9/27/2016 by lina from florida

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is a leave-in treatment, and it can be applied to damp or dry hair. For best results, apply to scalp one to four times daily.

                      Answered on 9/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this treatment good for scalp folliculitis?
                    Asked on 9/19/2016 by steph from Houston,tx

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      We recommend consulting your physician prior to use. All ingredients are provided within the description for easy reference.

                      Answered on 9/20/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this hair treatment good for oily scalp?
                    Asked on 7/10/2016 by Lizet from Houston,tx

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Scalp Recovery is specially designed for scalp-related problems including seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. It provides moisture balance to dry, itchy scalp skin and dry hair, eliminating irritation and flaking.

                      Answered on 7/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does nioxin scalp recovery works if i have oily to combination scalp?
                    Asked on 6/28/2016 by angie from Houston,tx

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Scalp Recovery is specially designed for scalp-related problems including seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. It provides moisture balance to dry, itchy scalp skin and dry hair, eliminating irritation and flaking.

                      Answered on 7/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Should we rub in the serum on our scalp? I section my hair to apply it but don't know if I should be rubbing it in since it is thick. Is it also okay to apply it once we get out of the shower with wet hair? Thanks in advance!
                    Asked on 3/17/2016 by sdserum from Los Angeles, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Scalp Recovery Soothing Serum should be applied 1 to 4 times a day and rubbed into affected areas, and a dry scalp is preferred.

                      Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Don't have dandruff just dry itchy scalp. Can this product help?
                    Thanks.
                    Asked on 1/28/2016 by Sparky from Colorado Springs, Colorado

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Scalp Recovery is specially designed for scalp-related problems including seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. It provides moisture balance to dry, itchy scalp skin and dry hair, eliminating irritation and flaking.

                      Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this product need to be followed by a moisturizing treatment?
                    Asked on 1/4/2016 by Lena from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Scalp Recovery Soothing Serum is included and provides moisture: 0.1% pyrithione zinc to prevent and relieve symptoms caused by scalp conditions. Green tea polyphenols help soothe and add moisture over time to the scalp.

                      Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Should I use this product every day or alternate it with a normal shampoo and conditioner?
                    Asked on 8/8/2015 by Product lover

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Nioxin recommends daily use of the products within this set for best results.

                      Answered on 8/11/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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